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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Cainscross

Historical Forms

  • Duddebrigge 1235–40 Spillm
  • Dodebrigg(e) 1276 RH 1307 MchCust
  • Dodebrug, Dodebrugg(e) 1292 BM 1317 GlR 1327 SR 1378 Works
  • Doddebrugg' 1303 GlR
  • Dogebrugge 1377–99 Works
  • Dudbrig(g)e 1448 FF 1681 PR


'Dudda's bridge', v. brycg . The OE  pers.n. Dudda is as in Dudstone 136supra and Dudley in Wotton (259infra ).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement